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. >>> but we'll start in kansas city where the linebacker jovan belcher was supposed to take the field for the chiefs, but that's not going to happen. police said that he killed his girlfriend on saturday. and then killed himself in front of his coach. caught in the middle here the most innocent conceivable victim, the couple's 3-month-old baby girl. abc's john schriffen is inside arrowhead stadium where today's game will still be played. >> reporter: dan, good morning. this morning, we're learning more about what may have happened in the hours leading up to this tragedy. according to the kansas city star, it all started 1:00 saturday morning when belcher's girlfriend got home late from a concert that she attended with friends. well, tragically, it ended seven hours later. when belcher shot her several times, and he then drove to the chiefs stadium where he then took his own life. this morning, investigators are trying to figure out why nfl linebacker jovan belcher killed his 22-year-old girlfriend and then took his own life. >> we heard that they had been arguing in the past. as far a
belcher was a linebacker for the kansas city chiefs, got there on his own, he wasn't drafted. recently celebrating his first child, a baby girl. this weekend, tragedy. belcher killing his girlfriend and killing himself at the stadium in friend of his coach and general manager. sorrow on the field today. the teammates leading the fans in a moment of silence. and some questions for the coach. were there any signs this was coming? john schriffen in kansas city tonight. >> reporter: with heavy hearts, the players took the field one day after teammate jovan belcher killed his girlfriend before taking his own life outside the stadium. >> it's tough. you miss him. he was a great guy. a great teammate who loved his family. and my heart goes out to them. our prayers are with them. >> reporter: as part of a pregame ceremony, they observed a moment of silence for victims of domestic abuse. after running back peyton hillis scored the game's first touchdown, he ran over to coach romeo crennel to give him a hug. police say early saturday morning, belcher shot and killed his 22-year-old girlfriend, k
linebacker jovan belcher speaking out today trying to make sense of this tragedy. >> we are overwhelmed with both sadness and confusion. >> reporter: belcher shot and killed his girlfriend, kasandra perkins, saturday. tonight her family releasing this statement saying "please keep us in your hearts and prayers, as well as the belcher family, for two lives were lost." and here inside the chiefs' practice facility, you can see his locker is still filled with all of his gear. the team says they don't know when or if his locker will be cleared out this season. the incident reignited the gun control debate. sportscaster bob costas taking a stand on sunday night football. >> if jovan belcher didn't possess a gun, he and kasandra perkins would both be alive today. >> reporter: today chiefs head coach, romeo crennel, who witnessed belcher's suicide, added his voice. >> all i know is a player with a gun and i know it's not a good thing. >> reporter: but what drove belcher to kill? was it a head injury, so common in football, or was this another tragic instance of domestic violence, which kills t
geer advised coming up. >>> we'll start with kansas city where linebacker jovan belcher. he killed his girlfriend on saturday. and then killed himself in front of his coach. caught in the middle here the most innocent conceivable victim, the couple's 3-month-old girl. john? >> reporter: dan, good morning. we're right here on the field. this morning, we're learning more about what may have happened in the hours leading up to this tragedy. it all started 1:00 saturday morning when belcher's girlfriend got home late from a concert that she attended with friends. tragically it ended seven hours later. he then drove to the chiefs stadium where he then took his own life. this morning, investigators are trying to figure out why linebacker jovan belcher killed his 22-year-old girlfriend and then took his own life. >> we heard that they had been arguing in the past. >> reporter: police say saturday morning he shot and killed kasandra perkins the mother of his daughter at their home. police say belcher's own mother was in the house, saw the murder and called 911. he then jumped in his car and dr
chiefs' players struggling to understand what made jovan belcher snap. this morning, new clues on what happened in the days before the violence. >>> case dismissed. the u.s. open ref accused of killing her husband with a coffee mug walks free. >> i'm just thrilled. thrilled. get back to my life. >> why she always knew justice would be served around her name cleared. we go one on one. >>> and bite fright, caught on tape. that little girl feeding a dolphin at sea world, holding her empty plate in the air when the dolphin leaps up, looking for more. we'll talk to her live. the message her parents have for everyone this morning. >>> and good morning, everyone. hope you all had a great weekend. happy monday to robin at home. great to have elizabeth vargas here. >> great to be here. >> it will be warm in washington today, but that high-stakes stalemate is not getting any better. that fiscal cliff, just 29 days until everyone's taxes go up and the white house and congress are absolutely deadlocked right now. >> both sides seeming farther apart than ever. both sides saying, it's your t
. the search for answers in the murder/suicide case involving nfl linebacker jovan belcher. >>> and later, prepare for landing. the amazing time-lapsed video that shows just how busy our skies really are. >>> and welcome back, everyone. there's another recall for the brand-new ford escape that affects about 73,000 2013 models with 1.6 liter engines that could catch fire. another 16,000 fusions, they're also being recalled. ford isn't sure what it's going to do to fix the problem but owners can get a free loaner car while the automaker figures it out. no injuries have been reported yet. >>> well, get ready to get angry, folks. airlines are looking for new fees they can collect from passengers. they're already make something $36 billion a year from food, drinks, baggage, better seats. and now executives have spent a three-day conference recently, brainstorming ideas, that's right, for even more fees. airlines are looking to maximize how much they can make off the data they collect from their passengers. >> are they going to charge us for air? >> that's next, trust me. >>> well, starting tod
in kansas city the day after jovan belcher killed his girlfriend and then killed himself. a moment of silence on the field and in the stand for all victims of domestic violence. abc's john schifrin is in kansas city. >> reporter: with heavy hearts, chiefs' players took the field just one day after teammate jovan belcher killed his girlfriend before take his own life outside the stadium. >> it's tough. you miss him, you know? he's -- he was a grade guy, great teammate. we loved his family. and like i said, my heart goes out to them. my prayers are with them. >> reporter: as part of the pregame ceremonies, the chiefs observed a moment of silence for victims of domestic abuse. after the score of the first touchdown, he ran over to head coach romeo cornell to give him a hug. belcher shot and killed his 22-year-old girlfriend, k kasandra perkins, the mother of his 3-month-old daughter at their home. he got in his car, drove to the team's practice facility outside arrowhead stadium where authorities say he thanked the coaches for believing in him. moments later he walked away, shooting h
. >> with heavy hearts they took the field one day after belcher killed his girlfriend before taking his own life outside the stadium. >> it is tough. we miss him. he was a great guy, a great teammate. we loved his family. like i said, my heart goes out to them. our prayers are with them. >> as part of the pre game ceremonies, the chiefs observed a moment of silence for the victims of domestic abuse. after the first touchdown he ran over to head coach to give him a hug. police say early saturday morning belcher shot his killed his 22-year-old girlfriend cassandra perkins, the mother of his three-month-old daughter at their home. he then got in his car, drove to the team's practice facility outside arrow head stadium where authorities say he thanked coaches for believing in him. moments later he walked away shooting himself in the head. this as the coaches and general manager looked on in horror. they want to know what caused thoim snap. they were arguing after she returned home late from a concert. >> there was an individual that did something that he snapped. that i don't understand. i probably
kansas city chief linebackeroff von belcher to kill his girlfriend and mother of their three-month-old daughter. then belcher drove to arrowhead stadium where the gm and coach and other team personnel were in the parking lot. after thanking them for all he had done, the 25-year-old pulled the gun on himself. >> the coach said when he pulled up they were never in danger. he never threatened them. they talked for a little bit and that's when he shot himself. >> bill cher's coach at the university of maine says belcher was a positive influence. >> hard pressed to find or recall a young man who had more of an impact in a positive way on his teammates and his football family in my time here. >> in bill cher's home town in new york, family and friends were shaken and tried to console one another. >> family man, a loving person. >> he was like somebody to look up to around here. >> the chiefs released this statement declaring the entire chiefs family is deeply saddened by today's events and our collective hearts are heavy with sympathy, thoughts and prayers for the families affected
day after belcher killed his girlfriend before taking his own life outside the stadium. >> it is tough. we miss him. he was a great guy, a great teammate. we loved his family. like i said, my heart goes out to them. our prayers are with them. >> as part of the pre game ceremonies, the chiefs observed a moment of silence for the victims of domestic abuse. after the first touchdown he ran over to head coach to give him a hug. police say early saturday morning belcher shot and killed his 22-year-old girlfriend cassandra perkins, the mother of his three-month-old daughter at their home. he then got in his car, drove to the team's practice facility outside arrow head stadium where authorities say he thanked coaches for believing in him. moments later he walked away shooting himself in the head. this as the coaches and general manager looked on in horror. they want to know what caused thoim snap. they were arguing after she returned home late from a concert. >> there was an individual that did something that he snapped. that i don't understand. i probably never will. >> it is the latest in a
this half hour, the latest on the jovan belcher tragedy. the people closest to the nfl linebacker and the girlfriend he killed are speaking out now about the shocking murder suicide. we are also going to talk about a report that came in, "the new york post"over night, that gave details to what he was doing hours before the murder. very, very interesting. >>> later this half hour, magic man, our polkameister, sitting down with penn jillette to talk about harry houdini, magic, and familia. >>> kate middleton spending a second day in the london hospital and prince william has been at his pregnant wife's side as she is treated for severe morning sickness. >> the palace ended speculation about the duchess yesterday, confirming she is expecting. abc's nick schifrin joining us live from london. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning, paula. good morning, rob. what an exciting morning it is here. kates had her belly stared at, her every action scrutinized since the wedding, and now all of those people who have been incorrectly guessing she was pregnant for months are finally right.
for the daughter of former chiefs linebacker javon belcher. she is eligible to receive payments up to age 23, if she attends college. meanwhile, several chiefs players attended a memorial service for belcher yesterday. he of course, killed his girlfriend, the child's mother, on saturday, before then taking his own life. >>> and a warning, now, for parents of small children. the government says five deaths are linked to portable baby recliners sold as the nap nanny or the chill. babies have fallen out or got caught in the safety harness. the makers of nap nanny have refused to pull the products. so, the government is taking the rare step of asking a judge to force it off the shelves. >>> also, there's a possible breakthrough in the treatment for alzheimer's disease. john's happen kin researchers call it a pacemaker for the brain. it's being tested on people with early-stage alzheimer's to see if low volt electricity can boost memory. surgeons implanted the first device into an alzheimer patient last month. >>> the grammy nominations were annoyanced overnight before the big show in february. a
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-suicide. >> we still don't know what causedoffon belcher to snap, pushing the four year kansas city chief linebacker over the edge. the tragedy began saturday morning after police received a call about a shooting at a home not far from arrowhead stadium. the shooting victim, 22-year-old cassandra perkins, belcher's livein girlfriend and the mother of their three-month-old daughter, died a short time later in the hospital. >> we heard they had been arguing in the past. as far as recently. they'd been arguing before the shooting occurred. >> the 25-year-old nfl player then drove the arrowhead stadium parking lot, got out of the car and corrode path with the general panger and head coach, and other team personnel. bell clear thank el them for all he had done for them, stepped back, and then turned the gun on himself. >> the coaches said when he pulled up they were never in danger. he never trapped them. they talked for a little bit. >> the murder-suicide sent shock waves in kansas city. >> there are people hurting, a young baby without a parent or parents. >> the chiefs released a statement
to come to grips with yesterday's murder-suicide involving line backer belcher and his girlfriend. police say belcher shot his girlfriend to death, and then drove to a team facility at arrow head stadium where he sped past a security checkpoint. his bosses were called to the parking lot where they found him holding a gun to his head. they say he thanked the general manager and the head coach forgiving him a chance in the nfl. and then he shot himself. >>> authorities say at least 14 people are dead following an attack on a u.s. airbase in afghanistan. it happened in the town of jalalabad. afghan officials report the two-hour attack began when suicide bombers blew up a car at the gate of the base. u.s. helicopters fired on the attacking militants killing all nine of them. none got through to the airbase. at least five afghans including two university students caught in the attack also died. the taliban is claiming responsibility. >>> in japan, searchers have found at least three charred bodies in the rubble of a collapsed freeway tunnel 50 miles from tokyo. at least seven people are repor
's when he shot himself. >> his coach at the university of maine said belcher was a positive influence. >> i'm hard-pressed to find or recall a young man who had more of an impact in a positive way on his teammates and his football family in my time here. >> in belcher's hometown in west battle in new york, family and friends were shaken and tried to console one another. >> a family man, a loving person. >> he was like somebody to look up to around here. >> the chiefs released this statement declaring the entire chiefs family is deeply sad ended by today's events and our collective hearts are heavy with sympathy for family and friends about this unthinkable tragedy. the chiefs will host their game sunday as scheduled. abc news, new york. >>> new this morning a college football fan is hospitalized in north carolina after falling 40 feet from the fourth level of bank of america stadium in charlotte. it happened during the acc championship game between florida state and georgia tech. the 22-year-old florida man landed on a grassy area below the ramp that fans use to get to the upper level
. while discussing the weekend murder-suicide involving jovan belcher and his girl , costas said if belcher didn't possess a gun and he perkins would be alive today that triggered a backlash from gun rights advocates some calling for nbc's ouster. no comment from the network. >>> manning brings the broncos to the coliseum this week. we will carry the game live here, we will make it raiders day. [ unintelligible ]o q! >>> relief for muni riders that is our big story. >>> all night effort to fix a power problems seems to be paying off. what muni is saying now about the morning service. >>> big mess in marin. what is happening after a school shutdown after water >>> good tuesday morning. 5:29. thanks for starting your day , i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. muni riders getting from point a to b again this morning after power outage put the brakes on service last night. amy hollyfield has the good news live at church and dubose. >> reporter: i can show it to you, here comes an n judah now one of the lines that was only going to have partial service this morning but they were abl
with yesterday's murder-suicide involving linebacker javon belcher and his girlfriend. police say he shot his girlfriend to death and then drove to a team facility at arrowwood stadium where we went past a security checkpoint. his bosses were called to the parking lot where they found him holding a gun to his head. he thanked the general manager and the head coach for giving him a chance in the nfl and then shot himself. >>> authorities say at least 14 people are dead following an attack on a u.s. airbase in afghanistan. it happened in the town there. afghan officials report the two-hour attack began when suicide bombers blew up a car at the gate of the base. u.s. helicopters fired on the attacking militants, killing all nine ever them. nongot through to the airbase. at least five afghan, including two university students caught in the attack also died. the taliban is claiming responsibility. in japan searchers have found at least three charred bodies in the rubble of a collapsed freeing tunnel 50 miles from tokyo. seven people are reported missing. the splash sparked a fire that hindered cre
' linebacker jovan bechler, little zoe belcher will receive $1 million. payments up to age 23 if she attends college. meantime, several chiefs players attended a memorial service for belcher yesterday. he killed his girlfriend at the house they shared on saturday before turning the gun on himself and committing suicide. but his little daughter will receive at least $1 million from the nfl as she grows up. $9,000 per month for the next four years. and then at least $4,000 per month from age 4 until she turns 18 or if she does go to college. >> 23 goes to college. so incentive to stay in school. covered by the league's health care plan for the next five years as well. so the team was represented at, his funeral service, yesterday. and will also have team representation at his girlfriend's service, in a few days. so it's still a tragic situation at least you know the little girl the real victim in all of this will be taken care of by the league. >> as will beneficiaries receive $1.2 million. they're not necessarily stating who those beneficiaries are at the moment, though. tragic though. >>> in
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